military a mobile medical unit that accepts casualties from forward units, treating the lightly wounded and stabilizing the condition of the seriously wounded before evacuating them to a hospital
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How to use field ambulance in a sentence
Each field ambulance was opened out for training purposes as well as for care of the sick.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918 | Frederick William Bewsher
I was known personally to all the doctors in our field-ambulance."Over There" with the Australians | R. Hugh Knyvett
To the sorrow of all his comrades, however, he died in the field ambulance.
The Romans also made use of military hospitals and had established a rude but very practical field-ambulance service.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5) | Henry Smith Williams
She says she's not sure whether she'll let me go to the field ambulance meetings, though; she's afraid I'll catch cold.A Pair of Schoolgirls | Angela Brazil